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Mother Creates A Floral Company To Give Her Daughter With Down Syndrome A Meaningful Job

A mother’s compassion is a very powerful thing. It can inspire many, especially her family. Read about Geetha Wijewickrema and how she co-founded GG's Flowers here.

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Get to know Geetha Wijewickrema

Geetha Wijewickrema, co-founder of GG's Flowers, shares her story with CIT and how the florist with a difference was born. Read about her journey with CIT, as a student and a graduate, here.

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Get to know Gayana Wijewickrema

HerCanberra asked Gayana Wijewickrema of GG's Flowers to be a special contributor and to share her journey of living a fulfilling life while working with special needs. 

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Respect Champion: Nipuni Wijewickrema

Nipuni Wijewickrema was named a Respect Champion as part of YWCA Canberra's Respect NOW Campaign. Nip has been recognised for her wonderful work with GG's Flowers which helps YWCA further their advocacy efforts, calling on the ACT Government to prioritise funding for primary prevention and early intervention programs, and to end violence against women. 

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Opportunity blossoms in family's backyard florist for young Canberrans with disabilities

ABC Canberra explores the journey of 22-year-old Nipuni Wijewickrema who started a blossoming business in her garden shed designed to create employment opportunities for people with special needs.

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The socially-sustainable Aussie florist

If you buy your flowers for Mother's Day here you will be changing people's lives while making mum smile. Win, win! Women's Weekly report the story behind the socially-sustainable florist, GG's Flowers. 

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Flowers with a Purpose

HerCanberra shares their experience of receiving more than just a delivery of blossoming flowers when ordering with GG's Flowers - the socially sustainable florist measured by happiness, not profit. 

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SHE LEADS 2015 : 5 Quick Questions with Nipuni Wijewickrema

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, YWCA Canberra wants to introduce one of the conference speakers, Nipuni Wijewickrema. The 2014 ACT Young Citizen of the Year and co-founder of GG’s Flowers – a socially sustainable florist that only employs people with special needs.

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The happiness and the heartbreak of having a sibling with Down Syndrome

Co-founder Nip Wijewickrema shares her journey of having a sibiling with Down Syndrome in Canberra Times. 

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GG's Flowers on WIN News Canberra

GG's flowers employs first employee.

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